More stories about Students

  • Architecture as Education

    David Orr, the Paul Sears distinguished professor of environmental studies and politics at Oberlin College, discusses ecological design, resilience, and high-performance building.

  • Life as a Tree

    Ten years later, the Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies at Oberlin College continues to evolve, which is exactly what its designers intended.

  • Residence Hall Wins EPA National Building Competition

    Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill beat out 13 other buildings in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s competition monitoring energy use and waste reduction.

  • University of Arizona Student Recreation Center Expansion

    A 54,000-square-foot expansion to a campus hub for student life at the University of Arizona, designed by Sasaki, earns LEED Platinum certification.

  • Virginia Tech Shines Overseas

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University takes top honors at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 competition.

  • Nine Elements of a Sustainable Campus

    A college president offers a look at the process of greening higher education from the administrative perspective.

  • Today's Learning Environments Aim To Make the Grade

    From K-12 classrooms to high schools to public learning spaces such as libraries, today's educational facilities are experimenting in sustainability.

  • Health Reform On Campus

    WRNS Studio's design for the University of California, Davis's Student Health and Wellness Center aims for well-being for students, pratitioners, and the environment.

  • May Eco-newsletter Editor's Note

    “Don’t leave the planet to the stupid” is the official motto of German solar system and solar module manufacturer Solon, and while its bluntness may cause an initial chuckle, the sustainable initiatives underway overseas are no laughing matter.

  • 2011 Solar Decathlon Teams Announced

    Twenty student teams representing five countries and four continents will compete in the 2011 competition in Washington, DC.